Justin Prince

Justin Prince joined the FOX 55 Sports team in April 2017 as their Sports Director.

Title: Sports Director
jprince@wfft.com

Justin Prince joined the FOX 55 Sports team in April 2017 as their Sports Director.

A native of Elkhorn, Wisconsin, Justin graduated from Elkhorn Area High School and then attended the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, earning his Bachelor's Degree in Communication with a Media Studies emphasis, while also competing on the University's football team all four years.

Justin's love for sports runs deep. He grew up playing just about anything he could, including football, baseball, basketball, soccer and golf. That love continued to grow as he did, with him eventually focusing on football, basketball and baseball in high school and continuing his football career to college. In his four years at UWSP, Justin started 20 games on the offensive line for the Pointers, including one against Fort Wayne's own University of St. Francis.

It was this passion for sports that led Justin to turn to broadcasting. During college he was a part of his University's student-run TV Station, SPTV Channel 98, and also completed two internships at WISN in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and WAOW in Wausau, Wisconsin.

After college, Justin accepted a position as a News/Sports Reporter with Lakeland Public TV in their bureau office in Brainerd, Minnesota. After nearly 10 months on the job, he took over as the station's Sports Director, moving to Bemidji, Minnesota, where he remained until coming to Fort Wayne. During his time in Minnesota his love for sports grew more than he thought possible, becoming a big hockey fan (he cheers for the Minnesota Wild), and learning to appreciate sports on a whole other level.

In his free time Justin enjoys being active - you'll catch him on the golf course regularly, and he also enjoys playing softball. He also enjoys working out, as well as camping, hiking, fishing, and hunting.

Justin is extremely excited to be joining us and showing the area sports teams’ highlights and tell their stories.

If you have a story idea, please reach out to him by email at jprince@wfft.com.

Recent Posts by Justin Prince

Girls High School Basketball: Norwell knocks off Jay County

Norwell hit a team-record 14 threes to take down Jay County 58-53 at home on Tuesday.

Boys High School Basketball: Homestead doubles up Columbia City

Purdue signee Fletcher Loyer scored a game-high 23 points to lead Homestead past Columbia City 74-37.

Pochiro adding punch back to Komets lineup

With nine points in eight games since returning from retirement, Zach Pochiro is providing a much-needed punch to the Komets lineup.

Komets clip Wings behind big offensive night

The Fort Wayne Komets scored five unanswered goals in the second and third periods to take down the Kalamazoo Wings 5-2 on Sunday night.

High School Basketball: Garrett, Central Noble claim NECC Tourney titles

The Garrett girls basketball team claimed its first NECC Tournament title since 2004, while Central Noble claimed its third conference tournament crown on Saturday.

Tuominen, Foy lead Indiana Tech past Concordia

Emma Tuominen's game-high 22 points paired with Erika Foy's 20 point, 12 rebound double-double lifted No. 17 Indiana Tech past Concordia Ann Arbor 74-63 on Saturday.

Indiana Tech takes down Concordia

The Indiana Tech men's basketball team steamrolled Concordia Ann Arbor on Saturday 84-43 to move to 17-6 on the season and 9-2 in WHAC play.

Hawkins' two goals lifts Walleye past Komets

Former Komet Brandon Hawkins netted two goals against his former team to lift the Toledo Walleye past the Fort Wayne Komets 3-2 on Saturday night in Toledo.

Leo's Barbour, Htoo cement college choices

Leo standout senior football players Jackson Barbour and Sam Htoo made their college choices official on Friday afternoon.

The Locker Room: High School Basketball (1/14)

The FOX 55 Sports team brings you action from 14 local basketball games in this week's edition of The Locker Room.

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Cases: 1474289

Reported Deaths: 20385
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Lake996361476
Allen909861007
Hamilton71271540
St. Joseph63433750
Elkhart48401623
Vanderburgh46765523
Tippecanoe42550330
Johnson37591519
Hendricks35518458
Porter34097464
Madison28261531
Clark25349321
Vigo25076343
LaPorte23079307
Monroe22397244
Howard21556372
Delaware21108365
Hancock18494218
Bartholomew17598212
Kosciusko17580201
Warrick16259212
Wayne15851300
Floyd15521252
Grant14992296
Morgan14070230
Boone13268136
Noble11509140
Dearborn11468112
Henry11427201
Shelby11276150
Marshall11115167
Dubois10954152
Jackson10280104
Cass10012142
DeKalb10005129
Lawrence9973220
Huntington9893139
Gibson9236125
Montgomery9105140
Knox8839124
Harrison8754111
Whitley850471
Steuben8403103
Jasper8125114
Putnam800497
Clinton800194
Miami7961133
Jefferson7663124
Wabash7651139
Ripley7053111
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Daviess6332127
Scott632686
White606581
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Clay592773
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Wells5831120
Jennings578976
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Posey535146
LaGrange517096
Randolph4972129
Washington487068
Owen484998
Fountain469079
Spencer441856
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Cuyahoga2576953018
Hamilton1679311714
Montgomery1114691604
Summit1070311391
Lucas899971160
Butler79406942
Stark750951400
Lorain63061792
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Lake46923605
Clermont44079429
Delaware39138212
Trumbull38726755
Medina37708419
Licking37221408
Fairfield34115334
Greene32452422
Portage31473360
Clark30496445
Richland28493423
Wood27867297
Allen24603395
Miami23075395
Muskingum22525245
Columbiana22202403
Wayne21380356
Tuscarawas18940427
Erie18137222
Ashtabula17989342
Marion17633232
Scioto16712207
Ross16314252
Pickaway15631178
Hancock15407228
Geauga15281223
Lawrence13931186
Huron13460182
Union1340984
Belmont13369247
Jefferson12969258
Sandusky12862199
Athens11991106
Knox11595198
Seneca11540200
Ashland10830178
Darke10786198
Washington10644168
Auglaize10247142
Crawford9949175
Shelby9839157
Brown9507140
Fulton9310150
Guernsey9179117
Defiance9116135
Highland9100148
Logan9035142
Clinton8810127
Mercer8709111
Madison8654106
Preble8069162
Williams7937135
Putnam7780135
Ottawa7675121
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Jackson7409117
Perry720798
Coshocton7076136
Morrow700182
Fayette670987
Hardin6251128
Pike621786
Gallia598191
Adams5844124
Van Wert5824121
Henry570793
Hocking5568104
Carroll4853100
Wyandot485290
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Monroe300268
Noble281551
Harrison281361
Morgan278148
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